35-301. Careless exposure of barbed wire unlawful. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, who, having barbed wire or barbed wire fences, to allow the same to be left down or strewn around on the ground in such a manner that livestock are liable to be injured thereby: provided, however, that no person, firm or corporation shall be liable for barbed wires left down or strewn about where the same are not so exposed that there is danger of injury to animals running at large.
[(35-301) 1915, ch. 123, sec. 1, p. 269; compiled and reen. C.L. 114:1; C.S., sec. 2596; I.C.A., sec. 34-301.]